Assistant Director Donor Communications - Stewardship and Donor Relations, University Advancement - (19002068)
Tufts University's Office of Donor Relations establishes stewardship and donor relations programs, and consistent protocols across the university for acknowledging, recognizing, celebrating, and communicating with donors about the impact of their investments. Through its activities, the Office of Donor Relations builds and nurtures the university's relationship with its donors and prepares them for future giving.
We are a close-knit team that takes pride in our commitment to detail, efficiency, and demonstrating the impact of gifts to our top donors.
We are seeking an Assistant Director of Donor Communications to work closely with the Senior Associate Director of Donor Engagement and Communications. This position will be responsible for researching and writing personalized gift acknowledgment letters from the President to many of the university's top donors. This will entail close examination of incoming gifts, ongoing communication with gift officers regarding donor intent and interests, and frequent interaction with the Office of the President. This position will also be involved with other high-level writing projects as assigned.
3-5 years professional experience with a focus on writing, preferably in development.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and database knowledge.
Exceptional writing and proofreading skills.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; this position requires frequent interaction with the Office of the President, so professionalism and high-level customer service skills are critical.
Experience in higher education or another nonprofit setting.
Prior experience or knowledge of fundraising and alumni relations.
Must be responsive and service oriented to internal (Faculty, Administrators, Staff, etc.) as well as external constituents (alumni, donors, etc.).
Experience with a database is strongly preferred.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Advancement/Alumni Relations
Organization: UA Stewardship & Donor Rel
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Dec 9, 2019, 2:35:24 PM
Internal Number: 19002068
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.